List of amphibious warfare vessels of the Turkish Navy

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This is a list of Turkish Navy amphibious warfare vessels that have served past and present, from 10 July 1920[1] to present.

Tank landing ships[edit]

Ex-US LST class[edit]

Bayraktar class tank landing ship (Ex-Bundesmarine of West Germany, Ex-United States US Navy LST-511 class tank landing ship:

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Bayraktar (NL-120) United States Ex-FGS Bottrop (N-121), Ex-USS Saline County (LST-1101)[2] 13 December 1972
TCG Sancaktar (NL-121) United States Ex-FGS Bochum (N-120), Ex-USS Rice County (LST-1089)[2] 12 December 1972

Ex-US Terrebonne Parish class[edit]

Ertuğrul class tank landing ship (Ex-United States US Navy Terrebonne Parish class tank landing ship):

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Ertuğrul (L-401)[3] United States Ex-USS Windham County (LST-1170)[2] 4 June 1973 Extant in 2017
TCG Serdar (L-402)[3] United States Ex-USS Westchester County (LST-1167)[2] 27 August 1974 Extant in 2010

Çakabey[edit]

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Çakabey (NL-122)[2] Turkey Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, Istanbul 30 June 1977

Sarucabey class[edit]

Sarucabey class tank landing ship:

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
TCG Sarucabey (NL-123)[2] Turkey Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, Istanbul 30 July 1981 26 July 1984 Extant in 2010
TCG Karamürselbey (NL-124)[2] Turkey Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, Istanbul 26 July 1984 26 July 1985 Extant in 2010

Osman Gazi class[edit]

Osman Gazi class tank landing ship:

Name Builder Launched Commissioned Fate
TCG Osman Gazi (NL-125)[2] Turkey Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, Istanbul 27 July 1994 Extant in 2010
TCG Orhan Gazi (NL-126)[2][citation needed] Turkey Taşkızak Naval Shipyard, Istanbul October 1994

Tank landing craft[edit]

Ex-British LCT Mk IV type[edit]

Ex-British LCT Mk IV type:[2]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Ç-101 United States
Ç-102 United States
Ç-103 United States
Ç-104 United States
Ç-105 United States
Ç-106 United States

Ex-French EDIC type[edit]

Ç-107 - Ç-138[2]

EDIC type LCT class amphibious warfare vessels Ç-116 , Ç-122 , Ç-113, Ç-119 and Ç-126 in 1981
Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Ç-107
Ç-108
Ç-109
Ç-110
Ç-111
Ç-112
Ç-113
Ç-114
Ç-115
Ç-116
Ç-117
Ç-118
Ç-119
Ç-120 Extant in 2010
Ç-121
Ç-122
Ç-123 Extant in 2010
Ç-124
Ç-125 Extant in 2010
Ç-126 Extant in 2010
Ç-127 Extant in 2010
Ç-128 Extant in 2010
Ç-129
Ç-130
Ç-131
Ç-132 Extant in 2010
Ç-133 Extant in 2010
Ç-134 Extant in 2010
Ç-135 Extant in 2010
Ç-136
Ç-137 Extant in 2010
Ç-138 Extant in 2010

Ex-US LCU-501 class[edit]

Ex-US LCU-501 class[2]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Ç-201 United States June 1967
Ç-202 United States June 1967
Ç-203 United States June 1967
Ç-204 United States June 1967

LCU type[edit]

Ç-205 - Ç-216[2]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Ç-205
Ç-206
Ç-207
Ç-208
Ç-209
Ç-210
Ç-211
Ç-212
Ç-213
Ç-214
Ç-215
Ç-216

Ex-US LCM-8 type[edit]

Ex-United States US Navy LCM-8:[2]

Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Ç-301
Ç-302
Ç-303
Ç-304
Ç-305 Extant in 2010
Ç-306
Ç-307
Ç-308 Extant in 2010
Ç-309
Ç-310
Ç-311
Ç-312 Extant in 2010
Ç-313
Ç-314 Extant in 2010
Ç-315
Ç-316 Extant in 2010
Ç-317
Ç-318
Ç-319 Extant in 2010
Ç-320
Ç-321 Extant in 2010
Ç-322 Extant in 2010
Ç-323 Extant in 2010
Ç-324 Extant in 2010
Ç-325 Extant in 2010
Ç-326 Extant in 2010
Ç-327 Extant in 2010
Ç-328
Ç-329 Extant in 2010
Ç-330 Extant in 2010
Ç-331 Extant in 2010

Ç-139 class[edit]

Ç-139 class[2] - (currently categorized by the Turkish Navy as Ç-117 class)

Ç-155 perform an off load of a Turkish Main Battle Tank, 2016
Name Builder Launched Acquired Fate
Ç-139 Extant in 2010
Ç-140 Extant in 2010
Ç-141 Extant in 2010
Ç-142 Extant in 2010
Ç-143 Extant in 2010
Ç-144 Extant in 2010
Ç-145 Extant in 2010
Ç-146 Extant in 2010
Ç-147 Extant in 2010
Ç-148 Extant in 2010
Ç-149 Extant in 2010
Ç-150 Extant in 2010
Ç-151
Ç-152
Ç-153
Ç-154
Ç-155

Sources[edit]

  1. ^ Cevat Ülkekul, "Kurtuluş Savaşı'nda Türk Denizcileri ve Cumhuriyet Bahriyesinin Kuruluşu", Piri Reis Symposium, Office of Navigation of Hydrography and Oceanography. (Turkish)
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Robert Gardiner, Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995, 2nd Revised edition, Conway Maritime Press, London, 1995, ISBN 978-0-85177-605-7, p. 474.
  3. ^ a b Robert Gardiner, Conway's All the World's Fighting Ships 1947-1995, 2nd Revised edition, Conway Maritime Press, London, 1995, ISBN 978-0-85177-605-7, p. 479.

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